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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, April 28, 2013

Daria Burlak, organ
Church of the Epiphany presents award-winning organist Daria Burlak, making her first concert tour of the USA with works by Dupre, Durufle, Messaien and others. The church is next to the Consol Energy Center, downtown.
04/28/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Church of the Epiphany, 184 Washington Pl., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra - All Strings
A string orchestra program including Britten's Simple Symphony, Barber's Adagio, Mendelssohn's String Symphony #1, and Nancy Galbraith's Zelo featuring soprano and emcee Anna Singer of Classical WQED-FM 89.3. Thomas Octave conducts.
04/28/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: St. Andrew's, 5801 Hampton St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Americana
The Renaissance City Winds and guest Bill Troxler, hammer dulcimer, will perform traditional and original tunes. Troxler, a resident of Chincoteague Island, VA, is Music Coordinator for the Chincoteague Cultural Alliance and can be heard on several CDs. The Winds will also play American chamber music by Samuel Barber, Gunther Schuller, and Eric Barndollar.
04/29/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA
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Young People's Concerts
These concerts, Storm Chasers, are performed for 3rd through 5th grade students, but are also open to the public.  Featured guest artist is violinist Inori Sakai, who'll play "Winter" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons.  Artistic Director Daniel Meyer also conducts works by Wagner, Debussy, Beethoven, and Strauss.  $5 tickets are available at the door, or by calling the WSO office at 724 837-1850. 
04/30/2013
04/30 - 10:30 am
04/30 - 1:15 pm

Location: Greensburg Salem Sr. High School
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As You Like It, or Make it Hurt
Adapted from Shakespeare by the ensemble. Come, come, wrestle with thy affection. "As You Like It or Make it Hurt" explores this ensemble’s fascination with fetish, violence, and ,gender challenges in William Shakespeare’s play As You Like It. Fleeing the sterile court for the lure of the wild forest, the characters are forced to wrestle with each other, and with their own violent and sexual desires. Jessie Mills directs.
05/01/2013 - 05/04/2013

Location: Rauh Studio Theater, Purnell center, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
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Disco Days & Boogie Nights
No matter what crowd you ran with in the '70s, Jack Everly conducts disco anthems like Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive," monster rock hits like Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and singer/songwriter ballads like Don McLean's "American Pie." Along with hits from the Bee Gees, ABBA and Billy Joel, the groovy songs from a decade of music come together for one dynamite symphonic performance!
05/02/2013 - 05/05/2013
05/02 - 7:30 pm
05/03 - 8:00 pm
05/04 - 8:00 pm
05/05 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Beach Blanket Brass
Too darned hot? Come and chill with River City Brass, the coolest sound this Summer! You'll twist again with the music of the Fab Four, and other great 60s hits. Works to include: Under the Boardwalk, Let's Twist Again, In The Good Old Summertime, Joy-Filled Summer, and H. Owen Reed's La Fiesta Mexicana.
05/02/2013 - 05/18/2013
Time: various

Location: 6 locations
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Waverly House Opera
"The Paper Bag Bandit Rides Again" or "Behind the Cheap Mask," the annual Waverly Opera House production benefiting the youth camp scholarship fund.  For information, 412 242-0643, or www.waverlychurch.org
05/03/2013 - 05/04/2013
Time: 8pm

Location: Waverly Presbyterian Church, 590 S. Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh 15221


From the Permanent Collection: The Wolf Family Donations
Highlights from the Permanent Collection: Celebration of the Wolf Family Donations features works by Will Barnet, Thomas Hart Benton, Alexander Calder, Mary Cassatt, Rockwell Kent, Reginald Marsh, Thomas Moran, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, and Grant Wood, among others.
05/03/2013 - 08/04/2013
One Boucher Lane and Route 711 South Ligonier, PA
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Crista Miller, organ
Organist and Music Director at Houston's Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Eastman graduate Dr. Crista Miller will play St. Paul's Beckerath organ. Free admission. Free-will offerings suggested.
05/03/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
St. Paul Cathedral, 108 N. Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA
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